The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Junius Henry Houghton

Houghton, Junius Henry


* 21st of August 1892

† 20th of December 1980



1935-03-04 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1937-11-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-03-01 Colonel (Temporary)
1941-12-24 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-09-04 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-02-01 Colonel
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1933-06-24 1935-10-11 Executive Officer, France Field [Panama]
1935-10-12 1936-07-18 Commanding Officer, France Field [Panama]
1936-07-28 1939-07-17 Commanding Officer Fairfield Air Depot, Ohio
1939-07-31 1941-03-14 Executive Officer, Barksdale Field, Louisiana
1940-04-06 1940-06-29 Attending the Air Corps Tactical School
1941-03-15 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer Jackson Army Air Base, Mississippi
1942-XX-XX 1943-09-15 Commanding Officer New Orleans Army Air Base, Louisiana
1943-09-16 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer 3rd Air Base Depot, US European Theater of Operations
1944-01-XX 1945-11-26 Directorr of Supply, Air Service Command, Strategic Air Forces Europe
1945-11-XX 1949-06-30 Commanding Officer Army Air Force Base Units
1949-07-01 1950-06-30 Commanding Officer Dover Del & Brookley Air Force Base, Alabama
1950-06-30 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon